Industry News

Apply to join the BACA Council

Posted 21st February 2018

For almost 70 years, BACA – The Air Charter Association has been a central part of the air charter industry.  We are working harder than ever to deliver greater value to our members and have already undertaken a number of projects suggested by our members at our Symposium in May 2015 and through our Annual… Read more

New aviation college takes off at London Biggin Hill

Posted 20th February 2018

Plans for a pioneering £12m Aerospace and Technology College at Biggin Hill Airport, in partnership with London South East colleges, are set to become a reality with the Greater London Authority (GLA) providing major funding for the project. The new college will help address a shortage of aerospace engineers and the wider skills needs of… Read more

Tickets for the Spring Lunch 2018; April 25th

Posted 19th February 2018

Update 27th March: The Spring Lunch is now fully booked! Email admin@baca.org.uk to be added to the waiting list for tickets; at £130 + 20% VAT each Sponsored by * * additional sponsorship packages remaining Wednesday 25th April 2018 12 noon for 1pm at; Merchant Taylors’ Hall 30 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8JB AFTER LUNCH… Read more

Nick Weston of Weston Aviation becomes BACA Deputy Chairman

Posted 19th February 2018

At the 455th meeting of the BACA Council on February 15th Nick Weston of Weston Aviation was elected to the position of BACA Deputy Chairman. He will share the role with Volker Meissner of ARGUS International during a transition period as BACA moves forward to its next stage of development. As CEO of Weston Aviation Nick is… Read more

BACA Bikes the Lake at EBACE! 27-28 May 2018

Posted 31st January 2018

In partnership with members PrivateFly and TAG Aviation, we are organising a BACA cycle challenge in Geneva, in aid of our charity for 2018, fly2help. Teams of five will cycle approx 180km around Lake Geneva, over the two days. Further details will be announced over the coming weeks. An entry fee will be charged, including… Read more

Dayle Hauxwell, Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Posted 31st January 2018

Dear Members, On behalf of Doncaster Sheffield Airport, it is with great sadness and regret that we have to share with you the following message about the passing of Dayle Hauxwell, Head of Cargo for DSA, following a short illness. Dayle Hauxwell, 1970 – 2018 As you may know, Dayle was diagnosed with Cancer in… Read more

BACA to deliver a winning hand for ACE 18

Posted 22nd January 2018

  BACA CEO Dave Edwards met Robert Walters of London Biggin Hill Airport and Mark Ranger of EBAN and Charter Broker magazines to officially launch ACE 18, the annual charter broker exhibition and conference. ACE18 will take place at London Biggin Hill Airport on September 11th 2018. Building on the success of ACE 17 Edwards… Read more

Use of Wi-Fi on private aircraft

Posted 18th December 2017

It would appear from feedback we have received recently, that some brokers and even Operators are still struggling to implement the authority and use of Internet on Business aircraft.  We have therefore drawn up a very general document which outlines Wi-Fi background and usage and some suggestions that may assist you all in cutting out… Read more

BACA Chairman’s Charity for 2018

Posted 28th November 2017

Chairman Richard Mumford has chosen fly2help as the BACA charity for 2018. BACA is very excited about engaging this extremely worthwhile charity and whilst we know that many of our members are already familiar with them, we are confident that we can make a real difference to the charity. Representatives from fly2help will join us… Read more

EBACE Networking and Drinks Reception 2018

Posted 22nd November 2017

BACA will keeping with recent tradition and holding a Networking Reception on Tuesday 29th May at Mr Pickwick at 80 Rue de Lausanne from 6-9pm. Join us at this event for networking and refreshments. Sponsorship opportunities are available! For further details, contact Madeleine Puzey, Business & Events Manager at events@baca.org.uk * Collect your wristband from… Read more